Communications

ICC 2019: Best Paper Award for SeCIF Researchers

The paper titled “D2D-Aided Multi-Antenna Multicasting” created through a collaboration within SeCIF between Placido Mursia, Italo Atzeni and David Gesbert (all EURECOM) and Mari Kobayashi (TUM), has won the Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2019. This is a highly prestigious award at one of the largest conferences on communications research. The award will be presented during the Keynote session on May 23. ICC is currently taking place in Shanghai, China.

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Special Session at SPAWC 2019 supported by SeCIF

Prof Mari Kobayashi (TUM) will organize a SeCIF-supported special session with the title “Physical layer challenges for high-mobility networks” at the 20th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC) 2019. SPAWC 2019 will be held on 2-5 July in Cannes, France. Future wireless networks are expected to support new challenging mobility services. In the context of both the Industry of the Future and mass-market networks, the needs of new highly mobile radios need to be addressed such as flying radios/base stations, and connected vehicle communications.

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Third TUM-EURECOM Workshop on Secure Communications

Update: Workshop program available on the LNT homepage The 3rd TUM-EURECOM Workshop will take place on July 12 2018 in Munich. Bringing together researchers from the areas of security and communications engineering, the purpose of the workshop will be to exchange ideas and to explore topics for collaboration relevant to the SeCIF project. Talks will be given by project members from both institutions with a focus on machine learning tools that can be used to solve research challenges in security as well as communications.

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2019 European School of Information Theory announced

The 19th edition of the European School of Information Theory (ESIT) will take place on April 15-19, 2019, at EURECOM, in Sophia-Antipolis, France. The school is the major European event sponsored by the IEEE Information Theory Society and plays a key role in bringing together doctoral candidates from all over Europe to interact and exchange on topics related to Information Theory, thus training the next generation of European information theorists. The school features high-quality tutorials, and all students are invited to present their ongoing work to get feedback and ideas from the community.

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Second TUM-EURECOM Workshop on Communications and Machine Learning

The 2nd TUM-EURECOM Workshop takes place on May 16-17 2018 in Munich. Researchers from Prof Gesbert’s group at EURECOM will be exchanging ideas on communications and machine learning with SeCIF project members from the reserach groups of Prof Kramer and Prof Utschick at TUM. Planned presentations and talks include: “Joint Sensing and Communications in UAV Networks” - Prof Mari Kobayashi (TUM) “Learning the MMSE Channel Estimator and Compressed Measurements” - Michael Koller (TUM) Slides

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First TUM-EURECOM Workshop on Communications and Security

The 1st TUM-EURECOM Workshop on Communications and Security takes place on December 14-15 2017. The group of Prof Kramer (Rana Ali Amjad), Prof Utschick (Dr Michael Joham), and Prof Gesbert (Dr Paul de Kerret) are jointly organizing this workshop in the context of the joint French-German Academy project SeCIF. See details here © Bildagentur Zoonar GmbH - Shutterstock.com

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